Swl Gender Equality Quiz!

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Swl Gender Equality Quiz!

Participate in this month's Gender Equality Quiz!  All you have to do is create an account (with a valid utsc email) and write the quiz!  5 lucky winners will be drawn to win 2 free movies tickets!  It's that easy! Only takes 5 minutes!  For any questions email us at [email protected] Utoronto. Ca


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      1/4

    • B. 

      1/2

    • C. 

      2/3

    • D. 

      3/4

    • E. 

      1/8

  • 2. 
    In the least developed countries, nearly twice as many women over the age of 15 are _________ compared to men
    • A. 

      Living in slums

    • B. 

      Have 5 or more children

    • C. 

      Illiterate

    • D. 

      Terminally ill

    • E. 

      Have a STI/STD

  • 3. 
    Of the 1.3 Billion living in poverty around the world:
    • A. 

      100% are women

    • B. 

      20% are women

    • C. 

      40% are women

    • D. 

      60 % are women

    • E. 

      70% are women

  • 4. 
    Women own ____ % of the world's property
    • A. 

      ≤ 7 %

    • B. 

      0%

    • C. 

      10%

    • D. 

      < 1%

    • E. 

      > 1%

  • 5. 
    ____________ of children denied primary education are girls
    • A. 

      1/3

    • B. 

      2/3

    • C. 

      1/2

    • D. 

      1/4

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    As of 2007, how many countries worldwide have met the goal of having women comprise a critical mass of 30% of parliamentarians?
    • A. 

      19

    • B. 

      29

    • C. 

      39

    • D. 

      49

    • E. 

      69

  • 7. 
    Looking at the issue of violence against women from a gender perspective recognizes that 
    • A. 

      Male violence towards women is instinctive. Women have to accept a certain degree of violence

    • B. 

      Violence against women is a manifestation of prevailing unequal power relations between women and men

    • C. 

      It is also women’s fault if men are violent with women.

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Gender equality supports:
    • A. 

      Poverty eradication

    • B. 

      Education for All goals

    • C. 

      Reduction of HIV infections

    • D. 

      Increase in family income

    • E. 

      All of the above